Research

The information below will help you keep abreast of all the latest research from around the world on diversity and inclusion. You can use the filters above to find something that you are specifically looking for either via year published, or by keyword.

  • Data doesn't lie: tech firms need to hire more women to succeed

    18 January 2018

    The year 2017 put gender bias in focus again. Firms must study the numbers if they want to thrive, writes entrepreneur and author Sarah Lacy. In this extract from her new book, Lacy makes the case that hiring women isn't just the right thing to do - it makes business sense too. ilicon Valley prides itself on being a place that breaks the mould, embracing misfits, disrupting business as usual. We're so radical that we fund college dropouts who've never held down jobs before to build companies.

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    Read the full article at WIRED UK
  • Opinion: Job Interview Without Gender

    11 January 2018

    Masking candidates’ identities to avoid sexism is a nice idea. But it won’t work.

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    Read the full article at The New York Times
  • Queen bees: Do women hinder the progress of other women?

    4 January 2018

    Image copyright Getty Images "Women leaders are role models and mentors to other women and girls." That was the claim made in a recent Deloitte study looking at the number of women in leadership roles around the world. But what if the opposite was true? Instead of acting as mentors could successful female bosses be pulling up the ladder behind them because they perceive other women as a threat? This is the theory known as queen bee syndrome.

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    Read the full article at BBC - Homepage
  • Research Proves Meditation Can Cure Workaholics

    19 December 2017

    By Charlotte Giver

    Drowning under the weight of a never-ending to-do list? Having to push personal ambition to one-side? The more you work, the better the results, right? Well, not always; however hard you try if you don’t take the right, effective approach, be that at work, or as part of a personal goal, the ‘results’ may not be quite what you’re after, ultimately stopping you from achieving your dreams.

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    Read the full article at HER AGENDA
  • Language Matters - Is Your Job Advert Putting Women Off? | HuffPost

    14 December 2017

    Why? The advert’s language is likely to blame, specifically an overwhelming use of masculine-gendered language, which can make it difficult for women to see themselves in the role and subsequently stop them from applying to jobs for which they are qualified. According to research, many women will read a job advert and then believe, usually subconsciously, that they are not suitable for the role and rule themselves out of applying.

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    Read the full article at Huffington Post
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